The table below looks at the statistics for Knowledge Management skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Knowledge Management over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Knowledge Management
Rank 404 393 486
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +93
Contract jobs citing Knowledge Management 182 160 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.33% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.45% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 85 31
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£388 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.36% +0.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £77 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £512 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £288
% change year-on-year
+4.64% +21.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 3
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% -10.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.15 -
% change year-on-year
+4.95% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38459 35783 32221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.37% 74.30% 72.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 24687 21730 19119
Average daily rate £423 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1007 1095 1275
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% -9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.15 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

Knowledge Management
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Knowledge Management within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Knowledge Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Knowledge Management
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Knowledge Management within the UK.

Knowledge Management Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Knowledge Management
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Knowledge Management within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Knowledge Management Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Knowledge Management
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Knowledge Management within the UK.

Knowledge Management Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Knowledge Management
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Knowledge Management within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -6 168 £390 -2.74% 32
South East +16 61 £390 -6.02% 2
London -7 56 £390 -8.23% 18
Hampshire +6 53 £390 -6.02%
North West -13 11 £121 -66.75% 1
West Midlands +10 10 £263 +64.06% 1
East of England 0 8 £290 -6.73% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -3 7 £399 +13.94%
Tyne and Wear -6 7 £399 +13.94%
North East -8 7 £399 +13.94%
South West -16 7 £423 -17.19%
Cheshire +7 6 - -
Wales -9 6 £315 - 4
South Wales -10 6 £315 - 4
Scotland - 6 £345 - 1
Warrington - 6 - -
City of London +4 5 £225 -47.05% 8
Manchester -6 5 £121 -67.86% 1
Portsmouth - 5 £325 -
Birmingham - 4 - - 1
Berkshire +5 3 £340 -38.18%
Surrey -5 3 £160 -63.73% 1
Wiltshire -10 3 £470 -7.88%
Swindon -12 3 £470 -9.26%
Yorkshire -18 3 £419 +14.72% 1
North Yorkshire +3 2 £363 -
East Midlands +3 1 - - 5
Hertfordshire +2 1 - - 2
Milton Keynes -13 1 £350 +13.63%
Buckinghamshire -15 1 £350 +13.63%

Knowledge Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Knowledge Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Knowledge Management.

1 168 (42.53%) Microsoft
2 165 (41.77%) HP
3 160 (40.51%) Security Cleared
4 149 (37.72%) SC Cleared
5 138 (34.94%) Oracle
6 131 (33.16%) ISTQB
7 128 (32.41%) Project Management
8 118 (29.87%) .NET
9 111 (28.10%) HTML
10 106 (26.84%) ASP.NET
11 104 (26.33%) JavaScript
12 103 (26.08%) JSP
13 100 (25.32%) ITIL
14 93 (23.54%) MS Excel
15 92 (23.29%) Oracle EBS
16 87 (22.03%) Test Scripting
17 81 (20.51%) Citrix
17 81 (20.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 80 (20.25%) UNIX
19 74 (18.73%) SAN
20 73 (18.48%) Oracle Reports
21 63 (15.95%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
22 62 (15.70%) Finance
23 59 (14.94%) Windows
24 56 (14.18%) DV Cleared
25 53 (13.42%) HP Quality Center
26 50 (12.66%) Service Management
27 49 (12.41%) CRM
28 48 (12.15%) Linux
28 48 (12.15%) Incident Management

Knowledge Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Knowledge Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Knowledge Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 36 (9.11%) SharePoint
2 19 (4.81%) MS Exchange
3 11 (2.78%) CMS
3 11 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (2.28%) IIS
4 9 (2.28%) IBM Notes
4 9 (2.28%) Apache
5 7 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (1.27%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (1.27%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.01%) Lync
7 4 (1.01%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.51%) TWiki
8 2 (0.51%) Confluence
8 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.51%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.51%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.25%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.25%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 93 (23.54%) MS Excel
2 29 (7.34%) MS Office
3 14 (3.54%) MS Visio
4 8 (2.03%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.27%) MS Project
6 1 (0.25%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 92 (23.29%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (2.28%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (2.28%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (1.77%) Oracle General Ledger
4 5 (1.27%) Oracle CRM
5 4 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (1.01%) SAP FI
5 4 (1.01%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.76%) Workday HCM
7 2 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.51%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.25%) SAP APO
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.25%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.25%) SAP PP
8 1 (0.25%) ION MarketView
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.25%) SAP PP-PI
8 1 (0.25%) SAP SCM
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.01%) SaaS
2 3 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 74 (18.73%) SAN
2 42 (10.63%) TCP/IP
3 17 (4.30%) DNS
4 16 (4.05%) DHCP
5 10 (2.53%) HTTPS
6 9 (2.28%) SSL
6 9 (2.28%) Wireshark
7 6 (1.52%) LDAP
7 6 (1.52%) Intranet
8 5 (1.27%) LAN
8 5 (1.27%) SMTP
9 4 (1.01%) IP Telephony
9 4 (1.01%) Firewall
9 4 (1.01%) ADSL
9 4 (1.01%) Broadband
10 3 (0.76%) NetScaler
11 2 (0.51%) Network Security
11 2 (0.51%) Wireless
12 1 (0.25%) HTTP
12 1 (0.25%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (18.48%) Oracle Reports
2 31 (7.85%) SQL Server
3 13 (3.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (3.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (2.03%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.01%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.76%) DTS
8 3 (0.76%) DB2
8 3 (0.76%) QlikView
8 3 (0.76%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.76%) IBM InfoSphere
9 2 (0.51%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.51%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.25%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 20 (5.06%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (1.52%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.52%) Dreamweaver
3 4 (1.01%) Hudson
3 4 (1.01%) Subversion
3 4 (1.01%) CruiseControl
3 4 (1.01%) JIRA
3 4 (1.01%) Ant
4 2 (0.51%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.51%) MSI
5 1 (0.25%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 62 (15.70%) Finance
2 15 (3.80%) Banking
3 13 (3.29%) Publishing
4 11 (2.78%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.03%) Marketing
5 8 (2.03%) Front Office
6 7 (1.77%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.77%) Law
6 7 (1.77%) Legal
7 6 (1.52%) Retail
8 5 (1.27%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.27%) General Ledger
9 4 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.76%) Games
11 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.25%) Local Government
11 1 (0.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 108 (27.34%) Analyst
2 47 (11.90%) Test Analyst
3 25 (6.33%) Test Leader
4 24 (6.08%) Test Specialist
5 22 (5.57%) Developer
6 18 (4.56%) Test Manager
7 17 (4.30%) Service Manager
8 16 (4.05%) Business Analyst
9 15 (3.80%) Project Manager
10 14 (3.54%) Architect
10 14 (3.54%) Consultant
11 13 (3.29%) Support Analyst
12 10 (2.53%) Tester
12 10 (2.53%) Service Analyst
12 10 (2.53%) Service Desk Analyst
13 9 (2.28%) Support Engineer
14 8 (2.03%) 2nd Line Support
15 7 (1.77%) Systems Engineer
15 7 (1.77%) Knowledge Manager
16 6 (1.52%) Problem Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (29.87%) .NET
2 111 (28.10%) HTML
3 106 (26.84%) ASP.NET
4 103 (26.08%) JSP
5 11 (2.78%) Middleware
6 5 (1.27%) XML
6 5 (1.27%) .NET Framework
6 5 (1.27%) XMPP
7 3 (0.76%) Visualforce
8 2 (0.51%) SAP Business Workflow
8 2 (0.51%) Application Packaging
8 2 (0.51%) OLE
8 2 (0.51%) Web Services
9 1 (0.25%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (0.25%) Rendezvous
9 1 (0.25%) CSS
9 1 (0.25%) SAP Basis
9 1 (0.25%) Web Dynpro
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.25%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 36 (9.11%) Management Information System
2 35 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.80%) CMDB
4 12 (3.04%) Replication
5 8 (2.03%) Blackberry
5 8 (2.03%) Clustering
6 7 (1.77%) NHS
6 7 (1.77%) Wiki
6 7 (1.77%) User Experience
7 6 (1.52%) Fixed Income
8 5 (1.27%) Social Media
8 5 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (1.27%) Performance Metrics
9 4 (1.01%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.01%) Reference Data
9 4 (1.01%) FMCG
9 4 (1.01%) Credit Risk
9 4 (1.01%) Market Risk
9 4 (1.01%) Visualisation
9 4 (1.01%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 80 (20.25%) UNIX
2 59 (14.94%) Windows
3 48 (12.15%) Linux
4 25 (6.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (6.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (3.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (3.29%) Windows XP
7 11 (2.78%) Windows 2000
7 11 (2.78%) Windows 7
8 8 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (1.77%) HPUX
10 3 (0.76%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.51%) AIX
12 1 (0.25%) MVS
12 1 (0.25%) Solaris
12 1 (0.25%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.25%) CentOS
12 1 (0.25%) Android
12 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (32.41%) Project Management
2 100 (25.32%) ITIL
3 87 (22.03%) Test Scripting
4 50 (12.66%) Service Management
5 49 (12.41%) CRM
6 48 (12.15%) Incident Management
7 44 (11.14%) Problem Management
8 43 (10.89%) Change Management
9 42 (10.63%) Service Delivery
10 32 (8.10%) Software Testing
11 31 (7.85%) Continuous Improvement
12 28 (7.09%) E-Commerce
12 28 (7.09%) Workflow
13 27 (6.84%) Agile Software Development
14 26 (6.58%) Security Testing
15 25 (6.33%) Migration
16 24 (6.08%) Stakeholder Management
16 24 (6.08%) Configuration Management
16 24 (6.08%) Release Management
17 23 (5.82%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 104 (26.33%) JavaScript
2 29 (7.34%) SQL
3 28 (7.09%) VBA
4 24 (6.08%) C#
5 23 (5.82%) PowerShell
6 20 (5.06%) VB
7 10 (2.53%) Java
8 7 (1.77%) C
9 4 (1.01%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.76%) Python
10 3 (0.76%) ABAP
10 3 (0.76%) Apex Code
11 2 (0.51%) Perl
12 1 (0.25%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 160 (40.51%) Security Cleared
2 149 (37.72%) SC Cleared
3 131 (33.16%) ISTQB
4 81 (20.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 63 (15.95%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 56 (14.18%) DV Cleared
7 39 (9.87%) ISEB
8 36 (9.11%) Microsoft Certification
9 32 (8.10%) Cisco Certification
10 24 (6.08%) MCITP
11 15 (3.80%) Degree
12 10 (2.53%) CCNA
13 7 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (1.77%) PMP
13 7 (1.77%) PMI Certification
13 7 (1.77%) MCSE
14 6 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 5 (1.27%) CCNP
16 4 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 3 (0.76%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (7.59%) SLA
2 20 (5.06%) QA
3 7 (1.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (1.52%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (9.62%) Active Directory
2 21 (5.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.28%) Terminal Services
3 9 (2.28%) Nmap
4 4 (1.01%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.51%) XenApp
6 2 (0.51%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.51%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.25%) vSphere
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 53 (13.42%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (2.28%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 9 (2.28%) Nessus
3 8 (2.03%) Nagios
3 8 (2.03%) OpenView
4 6 (1.52%) Tivoli
5 5 (1.27%) ARCserve
5 5 (1.27%) HP SIM
5 5 (1.27%) SCCM
6 4 (1.01%) Control-M
7 3 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.51%) Casper Suite
8 2 (0.51%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (0.51%) SCOM
8 2 (0.51%) ZENworks
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.25%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 168 (42.53%) Microsoft
2 165 (41.77%) HP
3 138 (34.94%) Oracle
4 81 (20.51%) Citrix
5 37 (9.37%) Cisco
6 27 (6.84%) VMware
7 17 (4.30%) SAP
8 12 (3.04%) BMC
9 10 (2.53%) ServiceNow
9 10 (2.53%) EMC
10 9 (2.28%) Lotus
10 9 (2.28%) Remedy
11 8 (2.03%) SolarWinds
11 8 (2.03%) Red Hat
12 7 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (1.77%) Sybase
13 6 (1.52%) Altiris
13 6 (1.52%) CA
14 5 (1.27%) Symantec
14 5 (1.27%) 3PAR
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £12000.00 - £13000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Suffolk
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £100000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group
Rate: £275 - £330 per day
Posted: 25 days ago